Carroll Mourns Death of County Sheriff
Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams (Courtesy JordanMillerNews)

CARROLLTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Word came over the weekend of the death of Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams.

Our Jordan Williams reports on his news page that the sheriff passed away early Saturday morning.

Calling hours are Thursday and the funeral Friday morning at the Bell-Herron School building on 252 3rd Street NE in Carrollton, in the gymnasium.

Calling hours are Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the funeral service Friday at 11 a.m.

Sheriff Williams was hired as a dispatcher by the department in 1969, also serving as a Carrollton police officer until he was elected sheriff in 2005.

commissioners are expected to name an interim sheriff on Monday, then the county Democratic Central Committee has 45 days to name a new sheriff.